Sportsman Channel To Launch On Comcast Digital Preferred In Houston
Rollout Set For Dec. 1
Mike Reynolds -- , 11/23/2009 11:31:49 AM

Sportsman Channel will ring in the last month of the year with a new launch on Comcast in the Houston DMA.
The hunting, shooting and fishing proponent is scheduled to roll out of Comcast Digital Preferred service in Houston on Dec. 1.

The network, which this year has gained expanded distribution on Comcast systems in a number of markets, including the Pacific Northwest, Tennessee, Mississippi and Utah, will be positioned on channel 131 in Houston.

"The Sportsman Channel will bring original and quality programming to our customers throughout the Greater Houston area," said Tony Speller, senior vice president for Comcast's Houston region, in a statement. "Our customer base includes many avid sportsmen, and the addition of Sportsman Channel will allow us to continue to provide compelling and informative programming that meets their viewing needs."
Noted Sportsman president Willy Burkhardt: "It's exciting to be a part of Comcast Houston's programming lineup, bringing Sportsman Channel to the passionate hunters, shooters and anglers throughout the area. We are building the most compelling video service for sportsmen across the country and we are looking forward to working with Comcast Houston to provide their customers with high-quality and entertaining content season after season."